"I said to Johnny Carson: 'Mr. Carson, you are responsible for the problems Americans have in their bedroom.' And Johnny Carson said, 'me? How come?' I said 'because they stay up to watch you and then they are too tired!"
About This Interview
In her nearly two-hour interview Archive interview, Dr. Ruth Westheimer talks about her early years growing up in Germany until the start of World War II. She discusses her eventual move to the United States, where she studied sociology and soon developed a strong interest in studying sexuality. She recalls her first foray into radio, which led to her own series, and her television work on such series as Good Sex with Dr. Ruth Westheimer/The Dr. Ruth Show, and Ask Dr. Ruth. Allan Neuwirth conducted the interview in New York, NY on June 14, 2010.